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I want to include an email alias on all code review mails

We're using Crucible/FishEye for code reviews, and I'd like to include the email alias code-reviews@mydomain.com on all outgoing reviews.

Is it possible to do this without creating an additional Crucible user that counts against our user count for billing purposes?

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Thanks for the answers. I followed Tini suggestion of setting up a forwarding on my mail server. Unfortunately, Google Apps Gmail doesn't have great support for mail forwarding, so I had to hack around this using a Gmail monitoring account and filter.

This link helped in case anyone else has the same problem:

http://www.quora.com/Why-cant-Gmail-forward-outgoing-mail

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You know I thought about what you asked some more, and I'm not sure I understand your goal. If you just want to have all Crucible emails also go to an extra email address, why not setup a rule on your mail server or in your mail client to forward a copy to that extra address?

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In Crucible Administration | Global Settings | Server, there is an option for Mail Server. I have my "From Address" set to Server@mydomain.com, and I've selected the option to "send emails from the Server address (below)". That email address is a fictitious alias that doesn't exist on the Exchange server. On the incoming emails I receive via my Exchange server, it identifies the Crucible user and has that server email address. Example: Bob posts a comment. I get an email that Outlook identifies as from "Bob @ MyDomain [Server@mydomain.com]".

On JIRA, I had a separate email address created on the Exchange server called "JIRAServer@mydomain.com". My JIRA subscriptions come in from that address. Emails on JIRA comments still come in as "Bob @ MyDomain (JIRA) [JIRAServer@mydomain.com]".

Neither of those email addresses use an account. However, both still identify the person who performed the activity, even though the "from" email address is changed to what I configured in the FE/Cruc/JIRA admin settings. I think that is as close as you can get out of the box. It is also easy to identify the sending system based on the email Subject.

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Hi Nassar,

Unfortunately Crucible does not provide a built-in way to copy all emails to a specific address. However, you could achieve similar functionality by building a simple plugin to listen for these events, and fire off an email when they are received.

Kind Regards,
Richard Stephens

Thanks. Hopefully Atlassan can consider this feature in the future.

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